The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi71° Sunny

Tonight

Lo46° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi72° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi77° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo53° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi68° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo50° Slight Chc Showers

Depth perception: Science learns from deep-dwelling fish

Send to Kindle
Print This

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — They may look like guts stuffed in cellophane, but five fish hauled up from near-record depths off the coast of New Zealand are providing scientists with new insights into how deep fish can survive.

In a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists from the U.S., Britain and New Zealand describe catching translucent hadal snailfish at a depth of 4.3 miles.

View my options or Sign in